List of Dermatologists
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List of Dermatologists

This is a list of dermatologists who have made notable contributions to the field of dermatology.

Name Lifespan Nationality Notable contribution(s)
Jean-Louis-Marc Alibert 1768-1837 French Authored one of the first dermatologic atlases, entitled "Descriptions des maladies de la peau"[1]
Jean Astruc 1684-1766 American Wrote the first great treatise on syphilis and venereal diseases, and considered, by some, to be the "founder of modern dermatology"[2]
Robert J. Bentley 1943- American Governor of Alabama
Henry Radcliffe Crocker 1846-1909 English Wrote Diseases of the Skin: their Description, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment, which established him as a leading figure in the field[3]
Mitchel P. Goldman 1955- American Author of twenty one medical textbooks on the subject
Jeffrey A. Klein American Described the "tumescent liposuction technique", which added high volumes of fluid containing a local anesthetic, allowing the procedure to be done in an office setting under intravenous sedation rather than general anesthesia
Lucky Meisenheimer 1957- American Also has Guinness world record collection of yo-yos; athlete, author, and actor
Norman Orentreich 1922- American Performed the first successful modern hair transplants in 1952 in his New York office. Created Clinique, the first widely popular cosmetics brand developed by a dermatologist.
Walter P. Unger American Pioneering investigations in modern hair restoration surgery

Fictional dermatologists


  1. ^ Alibert JLM (1806). Descriptions des maladies de la peau observées a l'Hôpital Saint-Louis, et exposition des meilleures méthodes suivies pour leur traitement (in French). Paris: Barrois l'ainé. p. 286. Archived from the original on 2012-12-12.
  2. ^ "The History of Dermatology". Retrieved .
  3. ^ Burton, J. L. (1988), "Diet and Dermatology in 1888: The Influence of H. Radcliffe Crocker", British Journal of Dermatology, British Association of Dermatologists, 119: 471-477, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2133.1988.tb03250.x, retrieved 2010

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